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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Low health literacy & Mortality

Thomas Bauer - May 29, 2015
“In a large cohort of patients who were discharged home after being hospitalized for acute HF, those who scored at or below the mean on a health-literacy screening test were 32% more likely to die wit...
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Cardiology cost effectiveness Health Literacy patient activation Patient adherence Patient Centered Medical Homes population health Triple Aim
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), once thought to be confined primarily to industrialized nations, has emerged as a major health threat in developing countries. Cardiovascular disease now accounts for nearly 30 percent of deaths in low and middle income countr

Sarah Arnquist - Aug. 1, 2011
Cardiovascular disease (CVD), once thought to be confined primarily to industrialized nations, has emerged as a major health threat in developing countries. Cardiovascular disease now accounts for nea...
Keywords:
book Cardiology cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases Institute of Medicine
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

FYI, a book about NCD...

Joo Heung Yoon - July 16, 2011
I am a research fellow in Cardiology, and my interest includes cardiovascular and other non-communicable disease in developing world. In the last year, I came across with one book that's quite intensi...
Keywords:
book Cardiology cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular Diseases Institute of Medicine